1-hour walk to learn about the trees that the Pinchot family planted at Grey Towers, 11:30am. Participants will be given new “Trees of Grey Towers” pamphlet. Regular tour fees apply. Space is limited; call 570/296–9630 to register.
Help celebrate Gifford Pinchot’s 149th birthday at Grey Towers National Historic Site. Free guided tours of all three floors of the mansion, on the hour, 11am–4pm.
Handmade crafts, music, arts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, and more at Grey Towers. Visit www.greytowers.org to download program and map. Rain or shine.
Screening of “Happy Feet Two” at Grey Towers. Craft activity begins at 7pm; all materials provided. Film begins at dusk. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy on the lawn. Rain date, Sunday July 20. Free.
This free plein air painting program is open to the public and is noninstructional at Grey Towers. You can either join the artists or observe them at work in the fields and forests of Grey Towers for these outdoor painting and sketching sessions. Bring your own materials and a picnic lunch. 570/775–6896 or
Get up close and personal with some of the more popular artifacts in the Grey Towers’ collection, including art work, sculptures, furnishings, books, and more at Grey Towers, 11:30am. Regular tour fees apply. Register at 570/296–963.
Celebrate our nation’s birthday with a re-creation of Gifford Pinchot’s famous community ice cream social at Grey Towers. See all three floors of the mansion for free, 10am-4pm; free ice cream in the outdoor amphitheatre from 2-4pm. In lieu of a fee, bring a nonperishable food item that will be donated to an area food pantry.
Free plein air painting program at Grey Towers. Bring your own materials. Meet at Grey Towers’ Visitor Pavilion for orientation. 570/775–6896 or www.joanpolishook-art.com.
Screening of “Epic” at Grey Towers, activity at 7pm, film at dusk. Bring a picnic dinner. 570/296-9625.
Watch as the Lost Art Lacers of North New Jersey practice the art of lacemaking at Grey Towers, 1-4pm. Learn about the Pinchot lace collection. Free. 570/296-9630.